Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods


How are consumers feeling about their finances?

– In many countries, consumer sentiment has improved since 2015. Consumers have become more bullish about their ability to spend.


Consumer 2030: Western Europe

The consumer packaged goods industry is changing rapidly. While emerging markets receive a lot of attention, mature markets like Western Europe also face significant changes. Watch this video to learn more, and read our accompanying article, “Western Europe’s consumer-goods industry in 2030.”

Featured publications


Operations as a competitive advantage in a disruptive environment

This collection weaves together the latest developments within the consumer-packaged-goods (CPG) operations sector, with a honed focus on operational excellence best practices.

Perspectives on retail and consumer goods, Number 6

– The sixth edition of our consumer journal is a special edition focused on potential opportunities in our EEMA region—Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa.

Want to learn more about how we help clients in Consumer Packaged Goods?



More Americans feel financially secure, but they’ve learned new shopping habits

– Our latest annual Consumer Sentiment Survey, which now includes 28,000 shoppers in 29 countries, revealed surprising trends with... implications for US retailers and consumer-product manufacturers.

Thinking inside the subscription box: New research on e-commerce consumers

– We surveyed thousands of US shoppers to understand subscription e-commerce trends. The findings have implications for start-ups,... as well as retailers and consumer brand manufacturers entering the market.

Luxury in the age of digital Darwinism

– To survive and prosper, luxury players need to enhance the customer experience and transform their businesses for the digital... era.
Article - Quarterly

Fighting portfolio complexity

– Many consumer-packaged-goods companies are placing too many bets. Greater simplicity and agility increase the odds of higher performance.

Renewed optimism for the fashion industry

– After a challenging stretch, has fashion turned the corner? Things are looking up, but the rebound may be uneven, says this year’s... The State of Fashion report.

Changing the channels landscape to satisfy Japanese luxury consumers’ appetite for novelty

– What’s shifting in the world’s second-largest luxury market? To keep up, brands will need to confront challenges and... explore new strategies.

Doubling your company’s growth in a volatile region

– Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa hold tremendous growth potential for consumer-centric, digitally savvy companies... that take a long-term view.

How Turkish companies can become global successes

– The country’s demographics and business climate have made it fertile ground for local companies with global aspirations.

Lions (still) on the move: Growth in Africa’s consumer sector

– Africa remains a high-potential region, but growth is concentrated in a few markets and income segments. To win, companies need... a tailored, data-driven approach.
Article - Quarterly

Hidden sources of better supply-chain performance

– High-level benchmarks often obscure paths to operations improvements. New data and metrics that tap underlying performance dynamics... offer better visibility.

Chinese luxury consumers: More global, more demanding, still spending

– Even as growth slows, there’s a sizable, and sophisticated, pool of luxury shoppers in China. But brands need to take a... new approach to keep them interested.

Connect with our Consumer Packaged Goods Practice